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Introduction to Insurance Mathematics

Technical and Financial Features of Risk Transfers

Authors: Olivieri, Annamaria, Pitacco, Ermanno

  • Focuses on quantitative phases of the risk management process, in particular risk assessment
  • Deals with a wide range of topics in life insurance, non-life insurance and pensions
  • Emphasizes practical issues
  • Offers an application-oriented approach
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-21377-4
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About this Textbook

This second edition expands the first chapters, which focus on the approach to risk management issues discussed in the first edition, to offer readers a better understanding of the risk management process and the relevant quantitative phases. In the following chapters the book examines life insurance, non-life insurance and pension plans, presenting the technical and financial aspects of risk transfers and insurance without the use of complex mathematical tools. The book is written in a comprehensible style making it easily accessible to advanced undergraduate and graduate students in Economics, Business and Finance, as well as undergraduate students in Mathematics who intend starting on an actuarial qualification path. With the systematic inclusion of practical topics, professionals will find this text useful when working in insurance and pension related areas, where investments, risk analysis and financial reporting play a major role.

About the authors

Professor Ermanno Pitacco, Full professor at the University of Trieste Professor Annamaria Olivieri, Full professor at the University of Parma.

Reviews

“This is a good introductory book on the topics. This book is clearly written for students in the arena of insurance industry. This is also a good reference book for professionals. … Each chapter of the book ends with a section providing bibliographic references and suggestions for further reading. … this is a good contribution, providing up-to-date coverage on selected insurance topics in a logical and systematic manner.” (Technometrics, Vol. 58 (2), February, 2016) 


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Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • Risks and Insurance

    Olivieri, Annamaria (et al.)

    Pages 1-74

  • Managing a Portfolio of Risks

    Olivieri, Annamaria (et al.)

    Pages 75-155

  • Life Insurance: Modeling the Lifetime

    Olivieri, Annamaria (et al.)

    Pages 157-215

  • Life Insurance: Pricing

    Olivieri, Annamaria (et al.)

    Pages 217-270

  • Life Insurance: Reserving

    Olivieri, Annamaria (et al.)

    Pages 271-321

Buy this book

eBook $69.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-21377-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $89.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-21376-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Introduction to Insurance Mathematics
Book Subtitle
Technical and Financial Features of Risk Transfers
Authors
Series Title
EAA Series
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-21377-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-21377-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-21376-7
Series ISSN
1869-6929
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XVIII, 508
Number of Illustrations and Tables
174 b/w illustrations, 21 illustrations in colour
Topics